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James Martin, S.J.
In this 1993 piece, James Martin reflects on the realities of refugees he met in Thika, Kenya.
FaithVantage Point
James Martin, S.J.
From 1996: After two years of work in East Africa, it’s not my own experiences that I remember most vividly—it’s the stories I heard from refugees.
FaithVantage Point
John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy wrote for America on the brewing crisis between France and Algeria in 1957. Algeria gained independence from France in July 1962.
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J. Desmond Gleeson
In this article from the Dec. 5, 1931, issue of America, J. Desmond Gleeson laments the economic devastation of the Great Depression, noting that it came about without warning.
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Francis X. Talbot
An America editor waited 14 years for his chance, but then he came out swinging against James Joyce.
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Bernard J. McNamara
Catholic chaplains fighting a different battle in World War I: the fight against Spanish influenza